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This is how you pronounce Nikola Jokić’s name

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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic argues a call during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Western Conference Finals series against the Los Angeles Lakers, Tuesday, May 16, 2023, in Denver.

He's the best player on Earth, in the minds of many basketball fans, and on the court people often just call him, "The Joker." But as the Denver Nuggets head into the NBA Finals for the first time in history, you can get a primer on the correct pronunciation of Nikola Jokić. Maybe, by the end of the series, we can all just call him "NBA champion."